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UNIVERSITY DISTINGUISHED PROFESSORS

University Distinguished Professors represent the highest level of achievement for our faculty, They are recognized as pre-eminent authorities in their fields and their accomplishments are exemplified by outstanding teaching, mentoring, discovery and service. They demonstrate to the world the high quality of scholarship underway at Texas A&M University.

University Distinguished Professor Honorees Cumulative List


Texas A&M University Names Seven 2019 University Distinguished Professors

Texas A&M University has awarded its highest faculty honor by bestowing seven scholars with the title of Distinguished Professor.

The designation identifies faculty members who are preeminent in their fields and who have made at least one landmark contribution to their discipline. Their research and advancements are considered central to any narrative of the field. Past recipients of the lifetime title participate in the selection process, growing the ranks of Distinguished Professors by just a handful of scholars each year.

For 2019, the new University Distinguished Professors are:
 
  • Francois P. Gabbaï, Department of Chemistry, College of Science
  • Roger E. Howe, Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, College of Education and Human Development
  • Valerie M. Hudson, Department of International Affairs, The Bush School of Government and Public Service
  • Richard Miles, Department of Aerospace Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Dorothy Shippen, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Jörg M. Steiner, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
  • Kirk O. Winemiller, Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences